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If you want to get on the fast track in your organization via communications, you need to master two of the most traditional PR skills: written communications and media relations.
It’s not enough anymore for PR pros to get their brands and organizations exposure in appropriate media channels. Communicators need to provide their organizations with a ROI.
The promise of Big Data is slowly giving birth to a generation of metrics-driven PR professionals who have embraced stats and trend lines as powerful story telling devices.
Whether they are social media trolls looking to start trouble or people with a legitimate gripe about your products and/or services, PR managers need (in most cases) to address detractors in a dignified way, one way or another.
Today’s communicators need to practice a kind of integrated leadership that allows us to collaborate with others and see the connection points in everyone’s role.
Communicators know that building a solid corporate reputation could take years—and vanish overnight if the company slips up. That’s why it’s so important for PR pros to play long ball.